Hudson Bursch
Hudson  Bursch


Granger, Ind.

High School:




19 Boilermakers Score at Big Tens

Purdue wins two Big Ten titles, eclipses eight program records


Loschiavo Crowned B1G Champ on Tower

Boilermakers finish fourth in the team scoring to match their best-ever finish


B1G Title for Johnson, Young also Medals

Medalists set Purdue records; Pellini, Noens now second in team history


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Career Bests Highlight Day 2 of Invite

Pellini and Young score in a pair of individual events; Meixner wins on 1-meter


Purdue Men Host WKU Mega Gallery

Purdue Men host WKU


2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center


Purdue Swim vs. WKU

Purdue Swim vs. WKU

2016-17 / AS A JUNIOR
• CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-America

• Competed primarily in the 200 breaststroke, 400 IM and distance freestyle events
• Posted a career-best time in 400 IM (3:52.29) while winning the event at the IU First Chance meet
• Season best in the 200 breast (2:03.96) also came at IU
• His 400 IM time was an NCAA provisional qualifying time (B Cut) and team season best prior to the Big Ten Championships
• Recorded his season best in the 1000 free (9:41.55) vs. Michigan State
• Competed in four tough events at Virginia Tech's H2Okie Fall Invitational -- the 200 and 400 IM, 200 breast and the mile
• Qualified for the C final of the 400 IM at Va Tech
• Runner-up in the 500 free (4:41.71) with a season-best time in the dual meet vs. Miami (Ohio)
• Victorious in the 400 IM at the Indiana Senior State Championships in July

2015-16 / AS A SOPHOMORE
• Competed primarily in the 200 breaststroke and IM events
• Posted career-best times in the 200 (1:50.45) and 400 IM (3:56.11) along with the 200 breast (2:00.56) at the Big Ten Championships
• Ranked fifth on the team in the 200 breast and 400 IM in 2015-16
• Won his heat of the 200 breast at the Big Tens
• Posted a career-best time of 58.75 in the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates
• Scored in the mile and won the C final of the 400 IM at the Purdue Invitational
• Also qualified for the C final of the 200 IM and 200 breast at the Purdue Invite

2014-15 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Competed primarily in the 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and distance freestyle events
• Posted season-best times in the 200 breast (2:06.30) and the 1650 free (16:26.18) at the Michigan First Chance meet
• Season-bests in the 500 free (4:44.56) and 200 IM (1:54.89) were at the Minnesota Grand Prix
• Swam on the victorious 400 free relay team in the dual meet win at Notre Dame
• Qualified for the D final of the 400 IM at the Minnesota Grand Prix, a meet in which he competed in six different individual events

• Four-year letterwinner for coach Jess Preston at Penn High School in Granger, Indiana after moving to Northern Indiana from Washington during high school
• Helped his 200 free relay team win the state title in 2014
• Honor roll student as an upperclassman

• Major: Web Programming and Design
• Full name is Hudson Gregory Bursch
• Born in Spokane, Washington
• Parents are Gregory and Sherry Bursch
• Family also includes older siblings Barkley Perry and Addisynn Bursch
• Barkley swam at Arizona State, Addisynn at Washington State and North Carolina State

Favorite Pro Team: Seattle Seahawks
Favorite Athlete: Dan Ross
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): Spokane Valley YMCA
Diver He'd Like to Compete Against: Joseph Young
Most Exciting Event to Watch at a College Meet: 1650 Meter Freestyle
Favorite Playoff Format: Olympics
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Billy Graham
Unique Skill: Trap Shooting
In His MP3 Player: Vanic
Last Concert He Attended: Panic! at the Disco
Band He'd Love to See Play Purdue: Yellow Claw
Last Book He Read: How To Not Think
Favorite Multimedia App: Spotify
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Tom Hardy, Gal Gadot & Christopher Nolan
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Spirited Away
Favorite Sci-Fi Series: Lord of the Rings
Show He Can't Stop Watching: The Office
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Orange Chicken
Favorite Dessert: Orange Chicken
Favorite Purdue Building: Lawson Hall
Favorite Big City: Seattle
Unique Travel Locale: New York
Country He'd Like to Visit: Iceland
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Hunting
Another Sport He Enjoys: Trap Shooting
Favorite Purdue Building: Lawson Computer Science Building
Favorite Thing About the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center: Hot Tub
Favorite Purdue Athletic Venue (Besides Aquatic Center): Ross-Ade Stadium
Best Thing About Being a Boilermaker: Everything
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Patrick Connolly, CGT
Furry Friend: Thor, Cat


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